The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 179 163 197
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +34
Contract jobs citing Adobe 621 647 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.23% 1.29% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 2.71% 2.82% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 371 272
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £218 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 25
Average hourly rate £16.72 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.61% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.87 £11.00 £11.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.20 £23.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
Adobe
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22947 22934 20258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 45.61% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 13172 11100
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1016 1130
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 370 £400 +5.26% 88
South East -19 86 £345 +6.15% 34
East of England +42 55 £269 -28.33% 28
West Midlands -9 41 £288 +4.54% 12
Yorkshire -21 21 £325 +18.18% 18
North West -32 16 £313 +13.63% 23
South West +2 15 £350 +13.36% 6
East Midlands +9 13 £410 +36.66% 7
North East -13 2 £230 -8.00%
Midlands 0 1 - -
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 505 (43.20%) HTML
2 432 (36.95%) CSS
3 399 (34.13%) JavaScript
4 324 (27.72%) Photoshop
5 316 (27.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 264 (22.58%) User Experience
7 237 (20.27%) Java
8 223 (19.08%) Adobe Illustrator
9 217 (18.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 208 (17.79%) Marketing
10 208 (17.79%) jQuery
11 204 (17.45%) HTML5
12 183 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
13 180 (15.40%) CMS
14 169 (14.46%) Content Management
15 159 (13.60%) CSS3
16 154 (13.17%) Analytics
17 140 (11.98%) Degree
18 139 (11.89%) E-Commerce
19 131 (11.21%) Microsoft
20 122 (10.44%) Finance
21 117 (10.01%) XML
22 104 (8.90%) Windows
22 104 (8.90%) MS Office
22 104 (8.90%) Mobile App
23 102 (8.73%) Google
24 99 (8.47%) Adobe Analytics
25 95 (8.13%) SQL
26 94 (8.04%) .NET
27 90 (7.70%) Flash

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 316 (27.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 180 (15.40%) CMS
3 40 (3.42%) WebSphere
4 31 (2.65%) IIS
5 28 (2.40%) Umbraco
6 24 (2.05%) Drupal
7 23 (1.97%) MS Exchange
7 23 (1.97%) SharePoint
7 23 (1.97%) Apache
7 23 (1.97%) WordPress
8 20 (1.71%) Apache Solr
9 19 (1.63%) IBM Notes
10 18 (1.54%) Tomcat
11 17 (1.45%) SAS
12 16 (1.37%) Confluence
12 16 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (1.20%) Node.js
14 11 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (0.86%) Lync
Applications
1 324 (27.72%) Photoshop
2 223 (19.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 217 (18.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 104 (8.90%) MS Office
5 88 (7.53%) InDesign
6 59 (5.05%) MS Excel
7 40 (3.42%) MS Visio
8 39 (3.34%) Adobe Captivate
8 39 (3.34%) Acrobat
9 26 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
10 25 (2.14%) Fireworks
11 21 (1.80%) OmniGraffle
12 17 (1.45%) Adobe After Effects
13 14 (1.20%) MS Project
14 11 (0.94%) Adobe Premiere
15 10 (0.86%) Shockwave
16 9 (0.77%) SPSS
16 9 (0.77%) FrameMaker
17 8 (0.68%) Final Cut Pro
18 7 (0.60%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 26 (2.22%) WebTrends
2 25 (2.14%) Adobe Campaign
3 14 (1.20%) Tridion
4 7 (0.60%) Magento
5 5 (0.43%) SAP PSCD
6 4 (0.34%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.26%) Fredhopper
8 2 (0.17%) Unica
8 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.17%) Optimost
8 2 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.17%) Exstream
8 2 (0.17%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.17%) Murex MxG2000
8 2 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.086%) Radian6
9 1 (0.086%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.086%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 99 (8.47%) Adobe Analytics
2 64 (5.47%) Google Analytics
3 13 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.51%) Office 365
4 6 (0.51%) SaaS
5 5 (0.43%) GitHub
6 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.086%) Yammer
8 1 (0.086%) Silverpop
8 1 (0.086%) Taleo
8 1 (0.086%) PaaS
8 1 (0.086%) Heroku
8 1 (0.086%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.086%) Responsys
8 1 (0.086%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.086%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.086%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.74%) Internet
2 27 (2.31%) Intranet
3 25 (2.14%) HTTP
4 19 (1.63%) DNS
4 19 (1.63%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.11%) LAN
6 12 (1.03%) WebEx
7 11 (0.94%) VPN
7 11 (0.94%) SSL
7 11 (0.94%) Wireless
8 9 (0.77%) Firewall
9 8 (0.68%) VoIP
10 7 (0.60%) DHCP
11 6 (0.51%) Broadband
11 6 (0.51%) WAN
12 5 (0.43%) SCCP
12 5 (0.43%) H.323
12 5 (0.43%) BIG-IP
12 5 (0.43%) IMAP
13 4 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.08%) MySQL
2 24 (2.05%) SQL Server
3 21 (1.80%) MongoDB
4 18 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 17 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (1.03%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (0.86%) Jackrabbit
8 10 (0.86%) CouchDB
8 10 (0.86%) Redis
8 10 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (0.77%) Big Data
10 7 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.43%) MS Access
13 4 (0.34%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 88 (7.53%) Axure RP
2 56 (4.79%) Dreamweaver
3 48 (4.11%) Subversion
4 47 (4.02%) Git (software)
5 40 (3.42%) JIRA
6 33 (2.82%) Visual Studio
7 24 (2.05%) Cucumber
8 23 (1.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 19 (1.63%) JUnit
10 17 (1.45%) Jenkins
11 16 (1.37%) Mockito
11 16 (1.37%) Grunt
12 15 (1.28%) Selenium
13 14 (1.20%) Maven
14 13 (1.11%) Eclipse
15 11 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 10 (0.86%) TeamCity
17 9 (0.77%) Ant
17 9 (0.77%) Hudson
18 8 (0.68%) JBehave
General
1 208 (17.79%) Marketing
2 122 (10.44%) Finance
3 77 (6.59%) Retail
4 74 (6.33%) Banking
5 63 (5.39%) Publishing
6 37 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 31 (2.65%) Advertising
8 26 (2.22%) Legal
9 24 (2.05%) Games
10 16 (1.37%) Interactive Media
10 16 (1.37%) Automotive
11 15 (1.28%) Multimedia
12 12 (1.03%) Arabic Language
12 12 (1.03%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.94%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.68%) Law
15 6 (0.51%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.34%) Back Office
16 4 (0.34%) Electronics
17 3 (0.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 407 (34.82%) Developer
2 251 (21.47%) Designer
3 122 (10.44%) Analyst
4 80 (6.84%) Architect
5 79 (6.76%) Front-End Developer
6 62 (5.30%) Java Developer
7 60 (5.13%) UX Designer
7 60 (5.13%) Web Developer
8 59 (5.05%) Consultant
8 59 (5.05%) UI Designer
9 41 (3.51%) Web Designer
10 38 (3.25%) Graphic Designer
11 32 (2.74%) Support Analyst
12 31 (2.65%) UI Programmer
12 31 (2.65%) UI Developer
12 31 (2.65%) Business Analyst
12 31 (2.65%) Junior
13 29 (2.48%) Project Manager
14 28 (2.40%) Web Analyst
15 27 (2.31%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 505 (43.20%) HTML
2 432 (36.95%) CSS
3 208 (17.79%) jQuery
4 204 (17.45%) HTML5
5 159 (13.60%) CSS3
6 117 (10.01%) XML
7 94 (8.04%) .NET
8 90 (7.70%) Flash
9 72 (6.16%) Web Services
10 69 (5.90%) Ajax
11 64 (5.47%) J2EE
12 63 (5.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 56 (4.79%) ASP.NET
14 53 (4.53%) XHTML
15 50 (4.28%) Sass
16 49 (4.19%) AngularJS
17 48 (4.11%) JSP
18 46 (3.93%) Apache Flex
19 42 (3.59%) Spring
20 39 (3.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 264 (22.58%) User Experience
2 104 (8.90%) Mobile App
3 68 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (4.62%) W3C
5 50 (4.28%) Graphic Design
6 36 (3.08%) E-Learning
7 32 (2.74%) Social Media
8 29 (2.48%) Computer Science
8 29 (2.48%) Digital Media
9 25 (2.14%) Open Source
9 25 (2.14%) iPad
10 21 (1.80%) Web 2.0
11 18 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.28%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.28%) iPhone
12 15 (1.28%) RIA
13 13 (1.11%) Visualisation
13 13 (1.11%) Video Editing
14 12 (1.03%) Learning Management System
15 10 (0.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 104 (8.90%) Windows
2 40 (3.42%) Android
3 37 (3.17%) Linux
3 37 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 28 (2.40%) Windows 7
5 19 (1.63%) Windows 8
6 18 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.37%) UNIX
8 15 (1.28%) Mac OS X
8 15 (1.28%) Windows XP
9 8 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.51%) Windows Vista
10 6 (0.51%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X Server
12 4 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (14.46%) Content Management
3 154 (13.17%) Analytics
4 139 (11.89%) E-Commerce
5 84 (7.19%) Project Management
6 70 (5.99%) Web Design
7 68 (5.82%) Web Analytics
8 66 (5.65%) Responsive Web Design
9 61 (5.22%) OO
9 61 (5.22%) Web Development
10 60 (5.13%) SEO
11 59 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
12 52 (4.45%) CRM
13 51 (4.36%) Scrum
13 51 (4.36%) Information Architecture
14 47 (4.02%) OOP
15 45 (3.85%) TDD
16 44 (3.76%) Workflow
17 43 (3.68%) MVC
18 39 (3.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 399 (34.13%) JavaScript
2 237 (20.27%) Java
3 95 (8.13%) SQL
4 46 (3.93%) PHP
5 31 (2.65%) C#
6 20 (1.71%) Ruby
7 19 (1.63%) ActionScript
8 16 (1.37%) PL/SQL
9 15 (1.28%) Python
10 14 (1.20%) Perl
11 13 (1.11%) ActionScript 3.0
12 12 (1.03%) Objective-C
13 11 (0.94%) VB.NET
13 11 (0.94%) ABAP
14 9 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.60%) VBScript
16 6 (0.51%) Jython
16 6 (0.51%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.51%) SAPscript
17 5 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 140 (11.98%) Degree
2 15 (1.28%) MCP
3 12 (1.03%) HND
4 11 (0.94%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.43%) ISEB
6 5 (0.43%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.34%) ACTC
7 4 (0.34%) MCSE
8 3 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.26%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.26%) CCNA
8 3 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.26%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.086%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.086%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.086%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.086%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.88%) QA
2 14 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.086%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.03%) vSphere
4 7 (0.60%) vCloud
5 5 (0.43%) XenApp
5 5 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.26%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.086%) Docker
7 1 (0.086%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.086%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (1.45%) Puppet
2 15 (1.28%) SCCM
3 9 (0.77%) Casper Suite
4 6 (0.51%) ZABBIX
4 6 (0.51%) Kibana
5 4 (0.34%) OpenSSO
5 4 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.34%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.17%) Ansible
6 2 (0.17%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.086%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.086%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.086%) DameWare
7 1 (0.086%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.086%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 131 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 102 (8.73%) Google
3 70 (5.99%) Oracle
4 39 (3.34%) Apple
5 37 (3.17%) Omniture
6 32 (2.74%) SAP
7 30 (2.57%) Cisco
7 30 (2.57%) Citrix
8 28 (2.40%) IBM
9 27 (2.31%) VMware
10 26 (2.22%) hybris
10 26 (2.22%) Symantec
11 22 (1.88%) OpenText
12 20 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (1.63%) Lotus
13 19 (1.63%) McAfee
14 18 (1.54%) RedDot
15 17 (1.45%) Sitecore
16 16 (1.37%) Tableau
16 16 (1.37%) EPiServer
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